• Director, Engineering & Maintenance

    Job Location US-MA-Dalton
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/25/2018 10:29 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Crane Currency is a fully integrated supplier of secure, durable and well-designed banknotes for central banks all over the world. As the leading security feature developer, Crane has won international acclaim for innovation and product development. We are a pioneer in advanced micro-optics technology for securing banknotes, offering features that do not exist elsewhere. A strong, stable organization with a firm commitment to collaboration and growth, we invite you to join us for a fulfilling career opportunity.



    Leadership is Currency at Crane


    Do you want to be a key player with the fastest growing currency supplier in the world? Crane Currency in Dalton, MA is looking for a Director of Engineering & Maintenance to join our team. Drawing upon your expertise, you will manage all engineering, maintenance, utility and building operations, facility planning, and capital projects for the manufacturing campus. This role will be accountable for achieving business objectives that ensure the building and equipment are designed for safe and effective use by company associates and costs are contained, and work is performed in a manner that is compliant with government regulations.


    Responsibilities Include: 

    • Develops and implements capital plans, which includes defining scope with internal customers, design and detailed engineering, project cost estimation, submitting appropriate justification and funding requests, and adhering to budget, schedule, safety, and quality commitments. 
    • Implements best-practices for project management and skill/competency management while managing internal and external resources including electrical, mechanical and vision engineering.
    • Oversees all preventative, predictive, corrective and emergency maintenance work for the site.
    • Directs the activities of engineering, maintenance and utilities personnel, managing departmental operating and capital budgets, site capital budget planning and tracking. 
    • Oversees development of an integrated site, utilities, infrastructure, space allocation master plans and the implementation of strategic objectives compatible with those of the functional groups on the site. 
    • Oversees development of employees within the departments ensuring training and development opportunities are provided for each employee’s continued growth and increasing contributions to the site. 



    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering; Master’s preferred.
    • 10+ years of experience in engineering field.
    • 5+ years of progressive management experience in engineering and/or maintenance.  Experience in pulp and paper industry a plus.
    • Experience with Lean and/or Six Sigma desired.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in managing and overseeing large capital projects.
    • Demonstrated experience making decisions around the prioritizing and assignment of work flow within an engineering services group.
    • Successful track record responding to utility and equipment failures in support of 24/7 production operations.
    • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
    • Demonstrated experience leading teams and developing engineering talent.
    • Strong leadership skills in a matrix environment.
    • Requires high energy and a willingness to make process improvements based on data and investigation.


    The person selected for this position will need to demonstrate suitability for employment in a position of Public Trust consistent with our US Government contract requirements.


    Crane is a Drug Free Workplace.


    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vet/Disab

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